Music Theory Products

  • Live-Electronic Music

    Composition, Performance and Study

    Edited by Friedemann Sallis, Laura Zattra, Ian Burleigh

    During the twentieth century, electronic technology enabled the explosive development of new tools for the production, performance, dissemination and conservation of music. The era of the mechanical reproduction of music has, rather ironically, opened up new perspectives, which have contributed to…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Revisiting Music Theory

    A Guide to the Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Alfred Blatter

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 

  • Qupai in Chinese Music

    Melodic Models in Form and Practice

    Edited by Alan R Thrasher

    Presenting the latest research in the area, this volume explores the fundamental concept of qupai ??, melodic models upon which most traditional Chinese instrumental music (and some vocal music) is based. The greater part of the traditional instrumental repertoire has emerged from qupai models by…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Musicology: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By David Beard, Kenneth Gloag

    Now in an updated 2nd edition, Musicology: The Key Concepts is a handy A-Z reference guide to the terms and concepts associated with contemporary musicology. Drawing on critical theory with a focus on new musicology, this updated edition contains over 35 new entries including: Autobiography…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge Key Guides

  • A Musical and Cultural History of Loudness

    By Kyle Devine

    This book offers the first musical, cultural, and technological history of loudness, highlighting how loudness calls attention to musical, discursive, affective, and technological continuities that stretch across seemingly disparate traditions. Devine focuses especially on the years since 1915,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Comprehensive Aural Skills

    A Flexible Approach to Rhythm, Melody, and Harmony

    By Justin Merritt, David Castro

    Comprehensive Aural Skills is a complete suite of material for both performance and dictation, covering the wide range of sight singing and ear training skills required for undergraduate courses of study. It provides a series of instructional modules on rhythm, melody, and harmony, and blends…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10 

  • The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpoint

    By Evan Jones

    The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpoint is a comprehensive textbook that combines practical, "how-to" guidance in 18th-century techniques with extensive historical examination of contrapuntal works and genres. Beginning with an introductory grounding in species counterpoint, tonal harmony…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08

  • Reconceiving Structure in Contemporary Music

    New Tools in Music Theory and Analysis

    By Judy Lochhead

    This book studies recent music in the western classical tradition, offering a critique of current analytical/theoretical approaches and proposing alternatives. The critique addresses the present fringe status of recent music sometimes described as crossover, postmodern, post-classical,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • Analyzing Music in Advertising

    Television Commercials and Consumer Choice

    By Nicolai Graakjaer

    The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions:…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Contemporary Orchestration

    A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians

    By R.J. Miller

    Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12

  • Developing Musicianship Through Aural Skills

    A Holistic Approach to Sight Singing and Ear Training, 2nd Edition

    By Kent D. Cleland, Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

    Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition, is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09

  • Music Education

    Navigating the Future

    Edited by Clint Randles

    Education involving music is a multifaceted and ever-altering challenge. As new media, technologies, and pedagogies are developed, academics and practitioners must make sure that they are aware of current trends and where they might lead. This book features studies on the future of music education…

    Hardback – 2014-10-10
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

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